Business Training

The Ultimate Guide To Making Money Doing What You Love From Home

By Lori Jacobs / August 30, 2021 /

Starting your business from home might seem like a task that requires more than one person and most definitely more than one person’s experience, but there will always be the first step. Feeling scared and having questions is also anxiety-inducing.

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Make Money from Home by Starting that Wreath Making Business

By Lori Jacobs / May 12, 2021 /

Image Source So, are you planning to start a wreath making business and put that creative spark in you to good use? Before you get to it, ask yourself these relevant questions: Do you genuinely enjoy the process of making wreaths and other crafts? Do you have a flair for design? Can you materialize what…

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Learn How To Create A Successful Handmade Business

By Bianca Segundo / January 22, 2021 /
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Have you been dying to start your own business selling your handmade creations? Now’s the time and The Hard Working Mom is here to help! Inside the Success Path Business Group, you will learn everything there is to know about how to start, run, and grow your business! Learn from my experiences all of the tips…

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Create A Featured Designer Wreath Every Month With Me

By Bianca Segundo / January 18, 2021 /
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Do you enjoy creating beautiful wreaths to match your seasonal needs? Maybe you enjoy crafting unique creations to sell for our own handmade business? Lori’s Design Group is a monthly subscription to learning all the in’s and out’s to wreath making! Not only will you learn new skills and create a variety of crafts, but…

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3 Steps To Effectively Market Your Etsy Business

By Lori Jacobs / July 10, 2020 /

Marketing is a huge part of effectively running a business! Marketing attracts customers to buy your products and it doesn’t necessarily have to break the bank.  Here are a few important steps to create an effective marketing plan to propel your business! Identify Your Customers Using the Insights feature on your social media platforms to…

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Pricing Your Products To Make A Profit

By Lori Jacobs / July 9, 2020 /

Pricing Your Products To Make A Profit There are multiple ways you can go about pricing your products, but as a startup business, I recommend to double your costs. It’s important to keep track of all expenses for your products and shipping costs. This includes the mesh, ribbon, shipping box, tape, business cards if you…

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Etsy- What You Need To Know

By Lori Jacobs / June 29, 2020 /

Though setting up an Etsy shop is fairly easy, there are a few things you need to consider before opening up shop! Overhead Costs When you sell an item you get paid for the item as well as the shipping for that item. What people don’t realize is that you then get billed for the…

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How To Start A Successful Etsy Business

By Lori Jacobs / June 26, 2020 /

Have you been thinking about turning your passion or hobby into a business? Follow these steps to get started today! Get Legal! Avoid IRS and the state’s costly fines by registering your business and obtaining a Federal ID number.  After choosing a potential business name, you will do a search to see if that name…

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Wreath Therapy With Hard Working Mom

By Lori Jacobs / February 14, 2020 /

Affiliate links for tools used. If you purchase I will get a few pennies for the purchase. About enough to buy a stick of gum 🙂  HWM Community I am so stinking excited I hit my goal of 100,000 subscribers on YouTube and I cannot thank each one of you enough for subscribing and watching,…

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Success Path With Lori Jacobs Hard Working Mom

By Lori Jacobs / February 8, 2020 /

Hey Lori here, I wanted to talk to you about my Success Path and why I want to help you take a step and walk into your dream of having your own successful business. Do you have an Entrepreneur spirit? Do you want to own your own business or grow your business? Have you scoured…

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Top Tips For Having A Successful Etsy Shop

By Lori Jacobs / January 16, 2020 /

Starting an Etsy shop can seem like a daunting task, but it is not. You just need the directions and tools to get started. I want to help you do that today.  The first thing you need to do is to select a name for your shop. You want your name to be something that…

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How To Use Canva For Your Creative Business

By Lori Jacobs / January 13, 2020 /

Lori here, today I wanted to teach you how to use Canva for your creative business. I use it a lot for my YouTube cover photos and for quotes on Instagram, you can also use it for blog posting, flyers for groups. If you have not used Canva I suggest you create a profile to…

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Business Training

How To Price Your Creative Products and Services

By Lori Jacobs / January 5, 2020 /

Affiliate links for tools used. If you purchase I will get a few pennies for the purchase. About enough to buy a stick of gum 🙂  Lori, here I have had so many emails coming into 2020 about pricing and what the rule of thumb is for creatives. I know this is hard to figure…

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When You Should Hire Help For Your Business

By Lori Jacobs / September 4, 2019 /
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Welcome to today’s business tip! This post is for those of you that have already started your business. You’ve already gone beyond the question – should I start a business? Now that you’ve had initial success and you’re growing, have you thought about hiring help? I’m going to share with you how to know when…

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What Does It Really Take to Be an Entrepreneur?

By Lori Jacobs / August 12, 2019 /
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What does it really take to start and run a business? I’ll tell you…

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How Long Does It Take to Make a Successful Business?

By Lori Jacobs / July 9, 2019 /
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So you started a business, or you’re thinking about it? Let’s talk about expectations you have for your business; how long it takes to get your business going; and how to get it going really well.

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Shipping Tips

By Lori Jacobs / July 1, 2019 /
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Hey guys! I get asked a lot of questions! One common question I get is, “Lori, I don’t understand shipping at all. Where do I get boxes from? How do I ship this wreath?” Or my favorite, “Lori, I made $80 on this wreath, but it cost me $50 to ship it! Help!” It doesn’t matter what you are shipping: wreaths, glass jars, decorative pieces, whatever; the rules are pretty much the same.

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When is it a Hobby vs a Business?

By Lori Jacobs / June 13, 2019 /
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If you are on social security or disability then you may question whether or not making money is considered a hobby versus a business…lets discuss.

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Do you need to issue 1099s and when are they do

By Lori Jacobs / January 30, 2019 /

Thursday business tip do you need to issue 1099 and when is it due Success Path https://hardworkingmom.com/product/lo…

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Can you have a business if you receive social security or disability benefits and when is it a hobby or a business

By Lori Jacobs / October 23, 2018 /
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Can you have a business if you receive social security or disability benefits and when is it a hobby or a business Coaching Group: https://hardworkingmom.com/success-path/

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Thursday Business Tip No Apologies Necessary in Business

By Lori Jacobs / October 23, 2018 /
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Thursday Business Tip No Apologies Necessary in Business Also, if you are interested in enjoying our Success Path group you are welcome to do following this link down below. Lori Jacobs Success Path Want to Design and need a touch or want to learn more, here is my Design Coaching Group follow the link down,…

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First steps to start an effective marketing plan to propel your business forward

By Lori Jacobs / July 9, 2018 /

  Do you know where you get your followers from? This is a very important question to answer. You need to know where your customers come from so that you can set up a marketing plan that you can use time and time again. You want to set your marketing plan up so that you…

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Should your business be on social media?

By Lori Jacobs / May 18, 2018 /

If you’re wondering if your business should be on social media continue reading because I can tell you that it should. In today’s environment, it is very important to have a social media presence, if you want your business to grow and thrive.   In today’s world, people spend an average of two hours a…

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5 essentials of starting and running a business

By Lori Jacobs / January 30, 2018 /
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There are many components to starting and running a business below is a list of the five essential that you need to start and run your business effectively. This is not a complete list, but a good guideline on what you need for your business.   Step 1: Set up for your business for success. It is…

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Business Training

The Ultimate Guide To Making Money Doing What You Love From Home

By Lori Jacobs / August 30, 2021 /

Starting your business from home might seem like a task that requires more than one person and most definitely more than one person’s experience, but there will always be the first step. Feeling scared and having questions is also anxiety-inducing.

Read More

Make Money from Home by Starting that Wreath Making Business

By Lori Jacobs / May 12, 2021 /

Image Source So, are you planning to start a wreath making business and put that creative spark in you to good use? Before you get to it, ask yourself these relevant questions: Do you genuinely enjoy the process of making wreaths and other crafts? Do you have a flair for design? Can you materialize what…

Read More

Learn How To Create A Successful Handmade Business

By Bianca Segundo / January 22, 2021 /
learn how to start an etsy business

Have you been dying to start your own business selling your handmade creations? Now’s the time and The Hard Working Mom is here to help! Inside the Success Path Business Group, you will learn everything there is to know about how to start, run, and grow your business! Learn from my experiences all of the tips…

Read More

Create A Featured Designer Wreath Every Month With Me

By Bianca Segundo / January 18, 2021 /
monthly wreath making group

Do you enjoy creating beautiful wreaths to match your seasonal needs? Maybe you enjoy crafting unique creations to sell for our own handmade business? Lori’s Design Group is a monthly subscription to learning all the in’s and out’s to wreath making! Not only will you learn new skills and create a variety of crafts, but…

Read More

3 Steps To Effectively Market Your Etsy Business

By Lori Jacobs / July 10, 2020 /

Marketing is a huge part of effectively running a business! Marketing attracts customers to buy your products and it doesn’t necessarily have to break the bank.  Here are a few important steps to create an effective marketing plan to propel your business! Identify Your Customers Using the Insights feature on your social media platforms to…

Read More

Pricing Your Products To Make A Profit

By Lori Jacobs / July 9, 2020 /

Pricing Your Products To Make A Profit There are multiple ways you can go about pricing your products, but as a startup business, I recommend to double your costs. It’s important to keep track of all expenses for your products and shipping costs. This includes the mesh, ribbon, shipping box, tape, business cards if you…

Read More

Etsy- What You Need To Know

By Lori Jacobs / June 29, 2020 /

Though setting up an Etsy shop is fairly easy, there are a few things you need to consider before opening up shop! Overhead Costs When you sell an item you get paid for the item as well as the shipping for that item. What people don’t realize is that you then get billed for the…

Read More

How To Start A Successful Etsy Business

By Lori Jacobs / June 26, 2020 /

Have you been thinking about turning your passion or hobby into a business? Follow these steps to get started today! Get Legal! Avoid IRS and the state’s costly fines by registering your business and obtaining a Federal ID number.  After choosing a potential business name, you will do a search to see if that name…

Read More

Wreath Therapy With Hard Working Mom

By Lori Jacobs / February 14, 2020 /

Affiliate links for tools used. If you purchase I will get a few pennies for the purchase. About enough to buy a stick of gum 🙂  HWM Community I am so stinking excited I hit my goal of 100,000 subscribers on YouTube and I cannot thank each one of you enough for subscribing and watching,…

Read More

Success Path With Lori Jacobs Hard Working Mom

By Lori Jacobs / February 8, 2020 /

Hey Lori here, I wanted to talk to you about my Success Path and why I want to help you take a step and walk into your dream of having your own successful business. Do you have an Entrepreneur spirit? Do you want to own your own business or grow your business? Have you scoured…

Read More

Top Tips For Having A Successful Etsy Shop

By Lori Jacobs / January 16, 2020 /

Starting an Etsy shop can seem like a daunting task, but it is not. You just need the directions and tools to get started. I want to help you do that today.  The first thing you need to do is to select a name for your shop. You want your name to be something that…

Read More

How To Use Canva For Your Creative Business

By Lori Jacobs / January 13, 2020 /

Lori here, today I wanted to teach you how to use Canva for your creative business. I use it a lot for my YouTube cover photos and for quotes on Instagram, you can also use it for blog posting, flyers for groups. If you have not used Canva I suggest you create a profile to…

Read More